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Fragment

Egyptian (Coptic)
Early Byzantine
4th–7th century A.D.


Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 18 cm (3 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.463

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Split stitch. Linen embroidered with yellow, red, dark brown and turquoise blue silk in a band enclosing oval-shaped motifs. Design shows Byzantine influence. Probably a fragment of a tunic. Importation 204.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection